In the 2010 'Banca & Territorio' awards - presented to banks in Italy for their corporate social responsibility projects - Deutsche Bank PBB Italy was among the top three in the 'Environmental Support and Conservation Initiatives' category.
In particular, PBB was praised for:
- Changing its car fleet to eco-friendly vehicles that, combining the gas and methane fuel supply, reduce carbon dioxide emissions by approximately 25% and nitrogen oxide emissions by up to 50%;
- Restyling and modernising its branches, installing low consumption lights and LED technology signs;
- Launching 'green' financing products for Italian small- and medium-enterprises.